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Title: PHASE 1 EVALUATION OF PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAMS - WORK PRODUCT THREE - EVALUATION FRAMEWORK, FEBRUARY 1976
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
United States of America
Project Director: W H THOMAS
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0071
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION FRAMEWORK REPRESENTING A RESEARCH APPROACH FOR ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THIS PAPER IS THE SECOND OF SIX PRODUCTS OF A NATIONAL EVALUATION OF PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAMS TO DETERMINE THE CURRENT KNOWLEDGE OF THEIR EFFECTIVENESS, TO ASSESS THE USEFULNESS OF THIS KNOWLEDGE FOR PLANNING AND FUNDING DECISIONS, AND TO DEVELOP RESEARCH DESIGNS TO OBTAIN INFORMATION NECESSARY FOR A FULL EVALUATION. THE FRAMEWORK IS ORGANIZED AROUND THE PRINCIPAL AREAS OF PROGRAM ACTIVITIES AND DISCUSSES MEASUREMENT POINTS AND DATA TO BE COLLECTED FOR TESTING THE VALIDITY OF UNDERLYING ASSUMPTIONS AND MEASURING THE IMPACT OF EACH ACTIVITY ON PROJECT GOAL ACHIEVEMENT. AREAS WHERE EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH DESIGNS ARE APPROPRIATE FOR TESTING VALIDITY OF ASSUMPTIONS UNDERLYING PROGRAM INTERVENTION ARE IDENTIFIED. AN OUTLINE OF THE FRAMEWORK IS INCLUDED TO AID THE READER'S UNDERSTANDING. FOR THE OTHER FIVE PARTS OF THIS PHASE I EVALUATION, SEE NCJ-32738 AND NCJ-32740-43.
Index Term(s): Evaluation; Evaluation criteria; Evaluation techniques; Evaluative research; National Evaluation Program; Planning-programming-budgeting system; Pretrial release; Program evaluation; Release on recognizance; Research design
Note: NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM
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